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Year: 2020

Dec 18, 2020

Rob Handfield Contributes to No. 1 Release on Amazon

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, was a contributing offer to the a new No. 1 release on Amazon, The Robot and Automation Almanac – 2021 From the Futurist Institute. 

Dec 18, 2020

Robert Clark Explores the Link Between Financial Literacy and Financial Resilience in New Survey

Robert Clark, professor of economics, along with Olivia Mitchell of the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and Annamaria Lusardi of the George Washington University School of Business released a new survey of 15 money to determine financial fragility. According to their research, 18.9% of the 3,000 people surveyed were determined to be financially fragile. Read… 

Dec 16, 2020

Heidi Echols Joins the Poole College of Management Instructional Design Team

Heidi Echols brings 20 years of higher education experience to Poole College's instructional design team beginning Dec. 15. 

Colton Botta tosses a Rubik's cube into the air

Dec 16, 2020

Botta Named NC State’s Fourth Marshall Scholar

Computer science graduate — and puzzle enthusiast — Colton Botta received the prestigious scholarship for graduate study in Great Britain. 

Dec 15, 2020

Steve Allen Gives Expert Insight on Car Insurance Demands

Steve Allen, interim associate dean of academic programs and professor of economics, weighs in on car insurance in North Carolina and how COVID-19 has affected the demand for insurance. “Insurance companies should have fewer claims and I expect that competition will force them to pass some of the cost savings to their customers,” said Allen.… 

Dec 14, 2020

Jenkins MAC Enables Alumna to Turn Passion Into a Career

Gina Miani’s friends used to ask her why she was studying accounting. “You’re so passionate about the environment, shouldn’t you study something more closely related?,” they’d ask her. But Miani, who earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting at the NC State University’s Poole College of Management, always told them that perhaps one day she would… 

Dec 14, 2020

Diversity in Higher Education – A GLAMourous Approach

Students enrolled in Poole College of Management’s Global Luxury and Management (GLAM) Graduate Program recently engaged in two days of workshops focused on diversity and inclusion. Stephanie Helms Pickett, associate vice provost of Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Practice, led the sessions, entitled, Diversity in Higher Education – A GLAMourous Approach. The workshops covered a range… 

Dec 11, 2020

Rob Handfield Webinar Takes a Look at the Upcoming COVID Vaccine Distribution

Rob Handfield, professor of operations and supply chain management, will be co-hosting a webinar on December 16 featuring Major Dan Finkenstadt on the roll-out of the upcoming COVID-19 vaccine. 

Dec 9, 2020

Herb Bales ‘84 Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award

Herb Bales ’84 was among those honored by the NC State Alumni Association during this year’s Evening of the Stars, held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Entrepreneurship clinic

Dec 9, 2020

The Gift of a Lifetime

The Poole College of Management reflect on the 10 years of growth in rankings and the impact of transformative research thanks to the gift from Lonnie and Carol Poole.